Delta Tankers denies causing massive spill

November 05 2019 Print This Article

Delta Tankers Ltd., manager of crude oil tanker BOUBOULINA (IMO No 9298753), under a Greek flag, report that they have now conducted a full search of the material from the cameras and sensors that all their vessels carry as part of their safety and environmental policies, to monitor activity on board, activity alongside the vessel, as well as course alternations, stoppages, speed etc.

There is no proof of the vessel having stopped, conducted any kind of STS operation (Ship to Ship), oil leaked/spilled, slowed down or veered off course, on its passage from Venezuela to Melaka, Malaysia.

This material will be willingly shared with Brazilian autorities, should they contact the company this investigation. So far, no such contact has been made.

On the earlier Delta Tankers' statement, their vessel sailed from Venezuela in laden condition on July 19, 2019 heading directly, with no stops at other ports, for Melaka, Malaysia, where she discharged her entire cargo without any shortage.

According to Delta Tankers. they are operating with  strict environmental policies, complying with international regulations and the cameras and sensors on board all their vessels are part of these policies.